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Who Was Jane Austen? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Sarah Fabiny, Who HQ, Jerry Hoare (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448488639
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Published: Penguin Workshop - December 5th, 2017

Step into the world of Georgian England and learn more about the genteel life of this beloved author.


Who Was Leif Erikson? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Nico Medina, Who HQ, Dede Putra (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448488615
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Published: Penguin Workshop - June 5th, 2018

Hold on to your Viking helmets as you learn about the first known European to set foot on North America in this exciting addition to the Who Was? series!


What Was the Hindenburg? (What Was?) Cover Image
By Janet B. Pascal, Who HQ, David Groff (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448481197
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Published: Penguin Workshop - December 26th, 2014

At 800-feet long, the Hindenburg was the largest airship ever built--just slightly smaller than the Titanic! Also of a disastrous end, the zeppelin burst into flame as spectators watched it attempt to land in Lakehurst, New Jersey on May 6, 1937. In under a minute, the Hindenburg was gone, people jumping from windows to escape.


Gregor Mendel: The Friar Who Grew Peas Cover Image
By Cheryl Bardoe, Jos. A. Smith (Illustrator)
$9.95
ISBN: 9781419718403
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - August 18th, 2015

What Was Pompeii? (What Was?) Cover Image
By Jim O'Connor, Who HQ, John Hinderliter (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780448479071
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Published: Penguin Workshop - March 13th, 2014

The morning of August 24, AD 79, seemed like any other in the Roman city of Pompeii. So no one was prepared when the nearby volcano Mount Vesuvius suddenly erupted, spouting ash that buried the city and its inhabitants. The disaster left thousands dead, and Pompeii was no more than a memory for almost 1,700 years.


A Child's Introduction to Norse Mythology: Odin, Thor, Loki, and Other Viking Gods, Goddesses, Giants, and Monsters (A Child's Introduction Series) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780316482158
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Published: Black Dog & Leventhal - October 23rd, 2018

Packed with action, intrigue, trickery, and love, A CHILD'S INTRODUCTION TO NORSE MYTHOLOGY acquaints kids with the original North Germanic and Scandinavian folklore behind characters like Thor and Loki, plus other gods, goddesses, giants, dwarves, and more.


Vivienne Westwood (Little People, BIG DREAMS #24) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781786037572
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - March 5th, 2019

In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Vivienne Westwood, the flame-haired fashion designer and impresario.

When Vivienne was a young woman, she wasn't sure how a working class girl from England could make a living in the art world.


Mary Shelley (Little People, BIG DREAMS #32) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781786037480
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - October 1st, 2019

New in the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the incredible life of Mary Shelley, the English novelist and creator of Frankenstein.

When Mary Shelley was a little girl, she used to write stories beneath the trees in her garden.


A Royal Ride: Catherine the Great's Great Invention Cover Image
By Kristen Fulton, Lucy Fleming (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481496575
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - July 16th, 2019

Join Catherine the Great on a fun-filled ride as she schemes to invent the roller coaster in this inventive, STEM-based nonfiction picture book!

Empress Catherine the Great, Queen of Russia loved her country, especially the snowy winters.


Where Is the Tower of London? (Where Is?) Cover Image
By Janet B. Pascal, Who HQ, David Malan (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781524786069
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Published: Penguin Workshop - September 18th, 2018

The Tower of London holds almost a thousand years' worth of secrets!


DK Eyewitness Books: Ancient Greece: Step into the World of Ancient Greece from Greek Gods, Myths, and Festivals to t Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781465420497
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Published: DK Children - June 16th, 2014

Watch the past come to life in Eyewitness: Ancient Greece. From their myths and gods, to the first Olympics to the trial and execution of Socrates — explore the history, daily life, beliefs, and achievements of this amazing civilization, whose influence can still be seen today.


The Giraffe That Walked to Paris Cover Image
By Nancy Milton, Roger Roth (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781930900677
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Published: Purple House Press - June 26th, 2013

Here is the beguiling true story of the first giraffe ever to live in Europe. The year was 1826, and the giraffe belonged to the pasha of Egypt, who decided to give her as a gift to the king of France.

The giraffe journeyed first by boat to Marseilles, then on foot through the towns and villages of France, all the way to Paris.


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